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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Spark SQL vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Spark SQL vs. ToroDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score16.93
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#299  Overall
#40  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherespark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software Foundation8Kdata
Initial release2014199220142016
Current release17, July 20152.4.5, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptScalaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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